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Talks Resume Between City and Team Over Coliseum Site

Talks between the City of Oakland and the Oakland A’s over a new ballpark resumed Wednesday, but without any agreement by the City to drop its lawsuit aimed at blocking the team from buying Alameda County’s half-share of the Coliseum site.  Read more here.

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Latest Construction Photos of Wichita Ballpark

Work on the new stadium in Wichita (KS) progresses, as construction crews are now under six months from the home opener for the Wichita Triple-A baseball team that will play in the Pacific Coast League.  Opening Day is April 14.  View 32 photos here.

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Kannapolis Downtown Redevelopment Underway

As part of a $300-million downtown redevelopment plan, a new ballpark is being built for the Kannapolis Intimidators (Single-A, South Atlantic League).  Still to come are hundreds of apartments, shops, offices and a hotel. Read more here.

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Hearing on Boise Ballpark Development Delayed

At the developer’s request, the city of Boise (ID) will not schedule decision-making hearings on a Downtown Boise stadium project until the developer submits a more detailed proposal along with an application to rezone the property.  Read more here.

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A’s Float Gondola System to Transport Fans to Games

The Oakland A’s are exploring using a gondola ski lift to transport fans from downtown to the Port of Oakland’s Howard Terminal, where the team is thinking of building a new ballpark.  Read more here and here.

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Senate Passes PawSox Ballpark Legislation, House Up to Bat

The Rhode Island Senate on Tuesday easily passed legislation for a new Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) stadium, sending the bill to the House, where it has a more uncertain future.  Read more here.

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Amarillo Council Set to Vote Today on Contract with Ballpark Builder

The Amarillo (TX) City Council on Friday will consider clearing the way for construction to start on a new $45.5 million baseball stadium, which is set to host the relocating San Antonio Missions (Double-A, Texas League) starting in 2019.  Read more here.

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